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Cofely Energy & Infra BV Selects Aras for Enterprise PLM


Europe’s Leading Provider of Sustainable Energy Solutions Chooses Aras to Optimize Business Processes & Improve Visibility throughout the Extended Enterprise

ANDOVER, Mass. and MUNICH, Germany – November 13, 2014 – Aras®, the next leader in enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, today announced that Cofely Energy & Infra BV, a division of GDF-SUEZ and Europe’s leading provider of efficient energy and environmental solutions, has selected the Aras solution suite for enterprise PLM. Cofely Energy & Infra will leverage Aras to standardize and optimize collaboration throughout the enterprise and extended enterprise, including external design firms and contractors, and to provide a single source of information for all project stakeholders.

Working with Aras gold certified partner Minerva, Cofely Energy & Infra will implement Aras Innovator® to standardize workflows and deliver significant infrastructure improvements in the areas of transport and traffic networks, oil & gas, water, marine & offshore, smart grids and more. To achieve this, The Netherlands-based company will roll out Aras solutions for document management, engineering change management, and configuration management.

“Aras Innovator will help reduce errors related to the sharing of designs and configurations,” said Rico Verhage, Manager of Configuration Management at Cofely Energy & Infra. “That will help us meet deadlines and streamline costs more efficiently than ever.”

Cofely Energy & Infra has become the leading infrastructure provider in The Netherlands because of their organized and multi-disciplinary team approach to implementation of infrastructural installations and systems. The company is part of GDF SUEZ Energy Services, one of the five business lines of GDF SUEZ. For more information please visit Cofely Energy & Infra has become the leading infrastructure provider in The Netherlands because of their organized and multi-disciplinary team approach to implementation of infrastructural installations and systems. The company is part of GDF SUEZ Energy Services, one of the five business lines of GDF SUEZ. For more information please visit http://www.cofely-gdfsuez.nl/en/markets/infrastructure.html,

“Cofely Energy & Infra continues to develop advanced solutions supporting sustainable and green technologies that ensure the highest quality of life for communities for years to come,” said Peter Schroer, President of Aras. “We are pleased that the Aras Innovator Suite and Minerva can contribute by providing a uniquely flexible and scalable PLM backbone and supporting services to help them drive innovation.”

About Aras
We offer the best Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for global businesses with complex products and processes. Advanced PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and secure for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for companies of all sizes. Customers include GE, GETRAG, Hitachi, Honda, Motorola, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Textron and XEROX. Aras is privately held with global headquarters in Andover, Mass. More at www.aras.com and Twitter @aras_plm